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New zoonotic virus hits China, 35 people infected: Report

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 10:56 pm

Bappenas aims to add 1.8 mln green economy workers by 2030

The National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) is targeting to add 1.8 million workers in the green economy sector by 2030. The workers will be spread across the energy, electric vehicles, land restoration, and waste ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 9:38 pm

Sri Lanka Asks China to Postpone Research Ships Port Call

India had objected to the Yuan Wang 5s scheduled visit to the Chinese-owned port of Hambantota.

The Diplomat 9 Aug 2022 9:32 pm

Holy Ashura observed

Muslims across Bangladesh observed the Holy Ashura today (August 9, 2022), commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), with religious fervour and solemnity.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 9:11 pm

Ferdy Sambo ordered Brigadier J's shooting: police chief

Inspector General Ferdy Sambo allegedly ordered Second Bhayangkara E to shoot Brigadier J at Sambos official residence in Duren Tiga, South Jakarta, and has been named a suspect in the case. National Police Chief ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 9:06 pm

Govt raises Rp10.64 trillion from state sukuk auction -

The government mopped up Rp10.64 trillion in funds from the auction of state sukuk or Government Sharia Securities (SBSN) on Tuesday, with the incoming bids recorded at Rp30.85 trillion. In an official statement issued in ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 8:58 pm

9 petrol, CNG pumps fined in Ctg

Several mobile courts in Chattogram today (August 9, 2022) fined nine petrol pumps Tk 1,60,000 for different types of irregularities.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 8:47 pm

Will We See North Korean Forces in Eastern Ukraine?

How a military commitment by Pyongyang could materialize.

The Diplomat 9 Aug 2022 8:35 pm

Indigenous In the Edge outlines lives of 17 ethnic groups in Bangladesh

Members of each community have reviewed the information that attempts to offer insight into the histories, homes, the clans and tribes that make up each community, the food habits and religious and cultural practices, and the languages, written and oral, they employ.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 8:26 pm

Hitting Reset on Japan-South Korea Relations

With relatively new governments and a pressing threat from North Korea, the timing to renew Seoul and Tokyo ties is better now than it has been in years

The Diplomat 9 Aug 2022 8:21 pm

MPR highlights importance of anticipating global economic threats

Speaker of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR)Bambang Soesatyoon Tuesday highlighted the importance of promptly anticipating the threats arising from the global economic crisis that could affect national ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 8:08 pm

Indonesias Plans for the G-20

Rizal Sukma, Shafiah F. Muhibat, and I Gede Wahyu Wicaksana discuss Indonesia's foreign policy strategy as Jakarta prepares to host the G-20 summit later this year.

The Diplomat 9 Aug 2022 7:57 pm

The Sacrifice Zone: Myanmar Bears Cost of Green Energy

Just as dirty rare earths trickle down the supply chains of companies, they also slip through the cracks of regulation.

The Diplomat 9 Aug 2022 7:54 pm

Kijing Terminal to bolster port ecosystem for industrial downstreaming

The operation of Kijing Terminal at Pontianak Port could help strengthen the national port ecosystem and logistics industry, and thereby, support industrial downstreaming, State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir has ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 7:41 pm

BRIN develops nutritious biscuits to tackle anemia in pregnant women

The National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) has created nutritious biscuits for pregnant women to ensure they get adequate nutrition in order to prevent anemia and childhood stunting.Nutritious biscuit products ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 7:39 pm

Taiwan warns China drills show ambitions beyond island

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 7:39 pm

5.9-magnitude quake hits Maluku Tenggara Barat

An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 hit Maluku Tenggara Barat District, Maluku Province, on Tuesday night, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG). The earthquake which struck at 07:59 p.m. West ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 7:32 pm

Electricity sector's coal consumption rose 60 percent in six years

Indonesia's coal consumption in the electricity sector increased by 60 percent in the past six years, according to the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry.The electricity sector remains the biggest user of coal in ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 7:24 pm

6 fallacies of US on Nancy Pelosis visit to Chinas Taiwan

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi recently made a provocative visit to China's Taiwan region in disregard of Chinas strong opposition and serious representations.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 7:22 pm

President urges people to not seek medical treatment overseas

President Joko Widodo called on people to desist from seeking treatment overseas, as the government had built modern hospitals in the regions.I am very sad to hear that there are people in our country, who fell sick and ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 7:05 pm

US Compacts of Free Association Are Key to Deterring a Taiwan Contingency

The current COFA renegotiation processes will have a huge impact on peace in the Pacific.

The Diplomat 9 Aug 2022 7:03 pm

Indonesia, Malaysia ink defense cooperation pact

Indonesia and Malaysia strengthened cooperation in the defense sector through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto and his Malaysian ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 6:53 pm

Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan Inch Closer to Settling Border

Settling a border is not an easy task, but Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan seem to be entering the final phases of doing so.

The Diplomat 9 Aug 2022 6:48 pm

Pfizer as booster not planned for people aged 16-17: Ministry

The Ministry of Health has no plan to administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for people in the age bracket of 16-17 years in Indonesia.We have not thought of a policy because the (application of) EUA ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 6:45 pm

Indonesia, Malaysia must work in unison for world peace: minister

Indonesia and Malaysia must always work in unison and move forward together to achieve world peace, Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has said. He made the statement after a meeting with Malaysian Defense Minister Dato' ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 6:36 pm

No decision yet on hiking train fare: Railways Minister

Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan today (August 9, 2022) said that no decision has been taken yet on raising train fare after fuel price hike.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 6:31 pm

People's trade activities contribute to economic growth: Vice Minister

People's trade activities contributed to the national economic growth of 5.44 percent in the second quarter of 2022 as per data released by Statistics Indonesia (BPS), Deputy Minister of Trade Jerry Sambuaga ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 6:26 pm

Mounting Proof of Crimes Against Humanity in Myanmar: UN Probe

UN investigators have warned that the nature and scope of potential war crimes and crimes against humanity in Myanmar, including those targeting children, are expanding. The post Mounting Proof of Crimes Against Humanity in Myanmar: UN Probe appeared first on The Irrawaddy .

The Irrawaddy 9 Aug 2022 6:16 pm

BRIN develops soybean hydrolyzate technology to address malnutrition

The National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) has developeda soybean hydrolyzate production technology to increase the iron content in food to prevent malnutrition, anemia, and childhood stunting.The first ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 6:16 pm

West Java's task force to address nonformal medical staffs' demands

The West Java government has formed a task force to find a solution to the demands of local nonformal employees in the medical and non-medical sectors.I consider all their aspirations. West Java's solution is to ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 6:11 pm

India Noncommittal on the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment

Indias tepid response to the PGII seems odd given Delhis opposition to the BRI, which the new G-7 initiative seeks to counter.

The Diplomat 9 Aug 2022 6:05 pm

Three key variables in PK21 extreme poverty data: BKKBN

Data from the 2021 Family Data Collection (PK21) used in the Targeting Program for the Acceleration of the Elimination of Extreme Poverty (P3KE) had three important variables, the National Population and Family Planning Agency ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 5:43 pm

Indonesia takes over as chair of ASEAN Committee in Beijing

Indonesia has assumed the chair of the ASEAN Committee in Beijing (ACB) for the next six months. Indonesia's chairmanship of ACB was inaugurated during a ceremony held to mark the 55th anniversary of the 10-nation regional ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 5:34 pm

Govt expands network of laboratories to support research on monkeypox

The Health Ministry has expanded the network of laboratories to research genome sequencing for monkeypox in 10 major cities in Indonesia.All Environmental Health Engineering Centers (BTKL) throughout Indonesia are used ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 5:32 pm

Everyone must help maintain positive economic growth: minister

Everyone must help maintain Indonesias positive economic growth and the current well-controlled inflation level, especially considering the COVID-19 pandemic has not ended yet, Investment Minister Bahlil Lahadalia has ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 5:30 pm

Over 2,500 Myanmar Junta Forces Killed This Year in Karen State

As regime losses mount, the Karen National Union said that the combat ability and will to win of junta forces has declined dramatically. The post Over 2,500 Myanmar Junta Forces Killed This Year in Karen State appeared first on The Irrawaddy .

The Irrawaddy 9 Aug 2022 5:10 pm

Capital city relocation to reduce likelihood of Jakarta sinking

The capital cityrelocation to East Kalimantan could help lower the likelihood of Jakarta sinking, according to Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria.(This is) because there would be a shift in the number of ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 5:08 pm

Indonesia requires over US$1 trillion to achieve SDGs target: Bappenas

Indonesia requires over US$1 trillion to achieve the target of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Program in 2030, National Development Planning Minister, concurrently Head of National Development Planning Agency ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 4:55 pm

Optimistic Serena emerging from her tennis 'tunnel'

Serena Williams stepped onto a hardcourt for the first time in a year and a half on Monday and foughtthrough for a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 4:25 pm

1 Covid-19 death in 24 hours, current positivity rate 4.34%

One person died from Covid-19 in 24 hours till 8am today, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 4:14 pm

Suicide attack kills four Pakistani soldiers: Army

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 4:08 pm

NLD Minister Jailed by Myanmar Regime Hospitalized in Yangon

Former army officer U Aung Ko, who is said to be close to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, has been suffering from heart problems in Insein Prison. The post NLD Minister Jailed by Myanmar Regime Hospitalized in Yangon appeared first on The Irrawaddy .

The Irrawaddy 9 Aug 2022 4:05 pm

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies of cancer

Japanese designer Issey Miyake, famed for his pleated style of clothing that never wrinkles and who produced the signature black turtleneck of friend and Apple Inc (AAPL.O) founder Steve Jobs, has died, media said on Tuesday (August 9, 2022). He was 84.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 4:04 pm

Minister Masduki highlights need for diversifying Bali's economy

Minister of Co-operatives and Small and Medium Enterprises Teten Masduki has highlighted the need for Bali province to diversify its economy outside the tourism sector to boost resilience against any decline in tourism. Bali ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 4:02 pm

Gov't seeks to conduct food diversification to anticipate food crisis

The Ministry of Agriculture emphasized the need for diversification of foods consumed by the community to anticipate the threat of a food crisis, especially as the population continues to grow with each passing year. The ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 3:59 pm

North Korea: Repeated Reshuffling at the Top

Changes in key personnel continue to occur at a rapid pace.

The Diplomat 9 Aug 2022 3:52 pm

After pandemic, Holy Ashura sees mass gathering

Today is Holy Ashura. Because of the tragic events in Karbala, this glorious day holds a special significance for Muslims worldwide.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 3:51 pm

Need climate action to tackle inflation: BI

Climate change is an important agenda that Indonesia needs to handle since it has a significant role in inflation, deputy of Bank Indonesia's economic and monetary policy department, Wahyu Agung Nugroho, has said. Based on ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 3:51 pm

Climate change losses could touch Rp544 trillion in 2020--2024: gov't

In the absence of policy intervention, Indonesias potential economic losses due to climate change could reach Rp544 trillion in 20202024, Director of Environment at the Ministry of National Development and Planning ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 3:48 pm

President to recalculate state budget to increase social assistance

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) echoed his commitment to recalculating the state budget to explore possibilities to increase the amount of social assistance disbursed to residents.If our state budget is capable, we will, ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 3:45 pm

ASEAN Envoy Says More Executions Would Put Future Myanmar Visits in Doubt

Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn is due to make his third visit to Myanmar next month but said it would be reconsidered if more political prisoners are executed. The post ASEAN Envoy Says More Executions Would Put Future Myanmar Visits in Doubt appeared first on The Irrawaddy .

The Irrawaddy 9 Aug 2022 3:10 pm

Nitish Kumar: Indian PM Modi's key political ally quits Bihar alliance

Nitish Kumar, chief minister of Bihar state, has decided to end his coalition with PM Modi's BJP party.

BBC 9 Aug 2022 3:05 pm

Economy must grow 6% annually to achieve 2045 vision: ministry

The domestic economy needs to grow six percent annually for Indonesia to achieve its 2045 vision of becoming a high-income country, Director of Environment at the Ministry of National Development and ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 3:01 pm

Gov't should thwart illegal sending of migrant workers: House member

Indonesian House of Representatives' (DPR's) Commission I member, Christina Aryani, urged the government to categorically ensure supervision and take firm action against perpetrators sending Indonesian migrant workers ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 2:58 pm

Two Myanmar Military Bases Seized by Resistance in Kachin State

A combined force of the Kachin Independence Army and local resistance groups captured the camps in Hpakant Township. The post Two Myanmar Military Bases Seized by Resistance in Kachin State appeared first on The Irrawaddy .

The Irrawaddy 9 Aug 2022 2:39 pm

Fuel Shortage Beckons as Prices Rise Across Myanmar

With the Myanmar currency continuing to weaken against the US dollar, fuel prices jumped by 200 kyats per liter overnight on Monday. The post Fuel Shortage Beckons as Prices Rise Across Myanmar appeared first on The Irrawaddy .

The Irrawaddy 9 Aug 2022 2:36 pm

Lumpy skin disease: Cattle farmers in Gujarat, Rajasthan reel under outbreak

The viral infection has affected tens of thousands of cattle and plunged many rural households into distress.

BBC 9 Aug 2022 2:31 pm

Education Minister opens 2022 International Olympiad in Informatics

Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Minister Nadiem Anwar Makarim opened the 2022 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) here, Tuesday. In his remark, he noted that hosting the 34th edition of IOI has been an ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 2:26 pm

Jakarta expedites booster vaccination to avoid COVID-19 red zones

The Jakarta provincial government has expedited booster vaccination as an effort to suppress COVID-19 transmission following an increase in the number of Neighborhood Units (RT) entering the red zone to 28.We have urged ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 2:13 pm

BRIN prioritizes food, energy research as Hakteknas draws near

The National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) prioritizes research and innovation for food and energy sovereignty that also became the focus during the commemoration of 27th National Technology Awakening Day (Hakteknas) on ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 1:43 pm

No Warner but many stars sign up for new Emirati T20 league

Australian Chris Lynn will play Twenty20cricketin the United Arab Emirates rather than his home Big Bash League (BBL) early next year, but David Warner was not included among the marquee players announced by the new International League T20 (ILT20).

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 1:40 pm

4th victim identified in series of Muslim men murdered in USAs New Mexico

Authorities on Monday identified the fourth victim in a series of killings of Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as the deaths sent ripples of fear through Islamic communities nationwide.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 1:34 pm

Yahukimo should achieve food resilience for Papua Pegunungan: KSP

The Presidential Staff Office (KSP) encouraged the Yahukimo District authority, Papua Pegunungan Province, to take all requisite measures to ensure food resilience and to supply food for the region.Yahukimo is not only ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 1:34 pm

Myanmar Juntas Moves to Ease Currency Rules Wont Help in Long Run: Experts

Bringing the official kyat exchange rate closer to informal rates and easing forced conversion rules wont address the larger problems caused by military rule, they say. The post Myanmar Juntas Moves to Ease Currency Rules Wont Help in Long Run: Experts appeared first on The Irrawaddy .

The Irrawaddy 9 Aug 2022 1:26 pm

With 53 Bangladeshi workers reaching Malaysia, labour market reopens after 3 years

The first batch of 53 workers reached Malaysia this morning (August 9, 2022) as the nations labour market resumed recruiting Bangladeshi workers after more than three years of suspension.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 1:25 pm

Ashraful, Jahanara and Shanto to star in drama serial Golden Six

A new drama serial, Golden Six, which stars famous cricketers such as Mohammad Ashraful, Jahanara Alam and Hasibul Hossain Shanto will be airing tonight on RTV at 10 pm. Episodes of the show will air every Tuesday to Thursday at the same time.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 1:21 pm

G20 should realize blue carbon ecosystem against climate change

Maritime and Natural Resources Deputy at the National Development and Planning Agency (Bappenas) J. Rizal Primana encouraged G20 member countries to realize a sustainable blue carbon ecosystem in order to handle climate ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 1:20 pm

Ministry readies action plan for wellness tourism development

The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy is currently preparing the 2022-2026 National Action Plan to be used as a reference and guideline in the development of wellness tourism. The ministry's Deputy for Tourism ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 1:12 pm

PeduliLindungi integration to realize global health protocol standards

Harmonization of global health protocol standards, especially for cross-border travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, became one of the key issues in the G20 Health Working Group. During the first G20 Health Working Group ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 1:07 pm

Trumps Florida home raid part of presidential records probe

Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe in what his son acknowledged was part of an investigation into Trump's removal of official presidential records from the White House to his Florida resort.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 1:02 pm

Taiwan conducts military drills, says China seeks control of seas

Taiwans foreign minister said Tuesday that China aims to control the East and South China Seas via the Taiwan Strait, describing a greater ambition to upend the Asia-Pacific status quo and prevent nations from aiding the self-governing island.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 12:42 pm

Idols vandalised, temple set on fire in Kurigram

Miscreants vandalised two idols of Hindu gods Shiva and Manasa and set fire to a temple in Phulbari upazila of Kurigram early today.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 12:27 pm

Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman says U. S. ''doubling down'' on Pacific

The future will be written here in the Pacific, Wendy Sherman said at an agreement-signing event in New Zealand's capital, Wellington.

The Hindu 9 Aug 2022 12:16 pm

Uno open to inputs on Komodo National Park entry fee

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno reiterated his commitment to accept inputs from tourism and creative economy actors in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, regarding the Rp3.75-million (US$251) entry fee to Komodo ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 11:49 am

Police capable of completing investigation into Brigadier J's murder

Coordinating Minister forPolitical, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD expressed confidence in the National Police's capability of completing the investigation into the murder of Brigadier Yoshua Hutabarat, known ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 11:46 am

President Jokowi officiates Kijing Terminal in Port of Pontianak

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) officiated Kijing Terminal in the Port of Pontianak, West Kalimantan, that is expected to bolster competitiveness of the province's main products.This province has great potential in ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 11:33 am

Basarnas to add 74 speed boats reaching 36 knots

The National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) will add 74 speed boats that can travel at 36 knots to improve search and rescue services for accident victims at sea. These boats are expected to arrive in 2023, Head of ...

Antara News 9 Aug 2022 11:29 am

Tamil Nadu: 12th Century idol stolen from temple found in US after 50 years

The idol of Goddess Parvati was one of five stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu state in 1971.

BBC 9 Aug 2022 11:08 am

Chinese cities in Tibet begin mass Covid testing, Hainan cluster grows

Subvariants of the highly transmissible Omicron are challenging China's strategy of swiftly blocking the spread of each nascent cluster. Regions that have seen relatively few cases for more than two years now battling outbreaks, raising the risk of persistent tight restrictions as the economy weakens.

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 10:48 am

Explosion at a shop in Turag: Another injured dies

One more person, who was injured in a fire following Saturday' explosion at a shop in Dhakas Turag, died at a hospital early today (August 9, 2022).

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 9:39 am

Pacific Jeans to set up solar plants in all units by 2025

The Chattogram based Pacific Jeans Group is planning to set up rooftop solar power plants in all 10 of its manufacturing units by 2025 in a bid to get at least 20 per cent of the groups energy requirement from renewable sources.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 9:15 am

Taiwan foreign minister says China using drills to 'prepare for invasion'

Taiwan's foreign minister said Tuesday that Beijing is using air and sea drills encircling the island to prepare for an invasion and to change the status quo in the Asia-Pacific region. China launched its largest-ever war games around Taiwan last week in a furious response to a visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the highest-ranking American official to visit the self-ruled island in decades.

The Times of India 9 Aug 2022 9:00 am

Donate to get your funds released

The managing director of Bangladesh Climate Change Trust has been collecting donations in exchange for releasing cheques to the projects under the trust, violating government servant conduct rules.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 9:00 am

Cash-strapped African clubs eagerly await Super League riches

African football supremo Patrice Motsepe will launch in Tanzania on Wednesday a CAF Super League, with promises of a $100 million (98 million euros) prize fund for cash-strapped clubs.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 8:44 am

Medvedev looks on the bright side of Wimbledon ban

Daniil Medvedev said he tried to use the extra time away from the court to his advantage after Wimbledon banned Russian and Belarusian players from the grass court major in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 8:34 am

Diesel driving up prices of vegetables

The recent hike in diesel price increased truck fares by 22-25 percent, leading to rice, vegetables and some essentials to become dearer in the capital.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 8:30 am

Small export basket failing Chinese trade benefit

Bangladesh can make little use of the generous duty benefits offered by China simply because of its narrow export basket, with the situation compounded by the fact that the products are low in demand in the East Asian country.

The Daily Star 9 Aug 2022 8:15 am